All dressed and ready for Christmas. Regional arts and craft booths as well as regional delights. The giant ferris wheel in the area can be used as a beacon light
I visited this place as part of Trafalgar group tour in June. Most european places are narrow but this one is wide with fantastic views of the city the mountains behind the city and within walking distance from the beach. Human being-like bulbs give the place a unique look at night that you will not be able to find a... More
Pleasant Square with nearby gardens with Orange Trees and Spouting Fountains, if you can enjoy around the Xmas time with the Xmas Market, Outside Skating Rink and Champagne Seafood Stall etc. wonderful.
Place Massena can be very beautiful ...sometimes; But you have to be lucky to see it. Because most of the times it is junked out by scaffoldings or fences or some sort of temporary constructions for another "festival". Nice Massena is always in a frenzy of renovation and glitz and glamoured popular entertainment.. so to be able to appreciate Place... More
Place Massena and Nice-Étoile are perfect for shopping. I found that the brands and stores that they carry are very similar to what you would find in Canada or USA, so it's not exactly the best, most authentic French shopping. It's mostly larger franchises.
Nothing very special here in terms of interest or architecture. Mostly just a big empty square. Not at all attractive. More utilitarian--go here to catch the tram. It ranks very, very low compared to other large European city squares. Rue Massena heading west of the Place is crowded with tourist-laden restaurants and cafes. Far too many in fact. They are... More
This is the city square which is mainly pedestrianised and is a great place to base yourself from. Majority of attractions are accessible from this location with trams cutting through the square and bus stops on the perimeter. Avenue Jean Medecin joins the square along with a large Galeries Lafayette at the junction. The Promenade des Anglais is also only... More
The Place Masséna, Nice centre city, is a very pleasant and worth seeing place in Nice. Many cafés, ice cream stores, a really pleasant place to just sit to some sunbath seeing the beautiful gardens and the Neptune statue and waterworks!
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